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April 28, 2023

Five Bizarre Traffic Laws in Florida

Florida is often known for its distinctive characters and peculiar legislation, but perhaps the most eccentric regulations that may give you pause are Florida’s traffic laws. Below are some of the strangest laws in the Sunshine State. No Free Parking, Even for Animals This law is one of the most …

April 28, 2023

Workplace Violence: Protecting Employees From Physical and Psychological Harm

Workplace violence is an ongoing and significant threat in any industry, impacting employees from every background and leading to physical and psychological injuries that lead to lower productivity, absenteeism, and turnover rates. Here we explore different forms of workplace violence as well as steps employers can take to prevent it. …

April 28, 2023

Hidden Dangers of Heat Stress in the Workplace

Heat stress is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by workers being exposed to extreme temperatures in the workplace. Heat stress occurs when workers’ bodies cannot regulate their own temperatures properly, leading them to reach dangerously high levels. Left untreated, this condition may result in exhaustion, heat stroke, or even death; …

April 28, 2023

Frivolous Ethics Charges

Q. If I bring an action without legal or factual justification, I may get sanctioned. Does the same thing apply to Bar Counsel? A. Yes and no.This issue arose recently in a case …

April 28, 2023

Overview of Liability After a Wheel Fell Off an Axle

We spend hours a week behind the wheels of our automobiles— and during that time, we are putting ourselves at some risk. Car accidents are so common that it’s likely each one of us will be in at least one […] …

April 28, 2023

$3.5 Million Settlement in Hotel Pool Drowning Case

The Haggard Law Firm’s Douglas McCarron has obtained a $3.5 Million settlement involving a drowning at a Florida hotel. Per terms of the settlement, the names of the parties involved are confidential. In the summer of 2018, the victim’s family chose a Resort for summer vacation …

April 27, 2023

What to do after a dog bite incident

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but our four-legged friends are still animals who bite to defend themselves when they are in stressful situations. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States. Whether you’re bitten …

April 27, 2023

The Risks of Slip and Fall Accidents in Florida: What Property Owners Need to Know

An individual can sustain serious and life-altering injuries when they slip or fall on another person’s property. These injuries can range from broken bones to head trauma to spinal cord damage. Depending on the circumstances, a property owner may be liable for damages sustained by someone who has fallen …

April 26, 2023

Slip and Fall Accidents in the Workplace are Hidden Dangers

Slip and fall accidents in the workplace are all too often seen as minor incidents; however, they can actually have severe repercussions that lead to severe injuries or even fatalities. Furthermore, there may be hidden dangers associated with slip and fall incidents that many may not realize exist; we will …

April 26, 2023

Slip and Fall Accidents in Public Transportation

Slip and fall injuries in public transportation are an unfortunate reality that can happen at any time to anyone, resulting in both physical and emotional trauma as well as financial burdens for victims. Here, we discuss the causes of slip-and-fall injuries in public transportation as well as potential outcomes and …

April 26, 2023

Supreme Court of the United States Considers Important Religious Accommodation Standard Case

On April 18, 2023, the United States Supreme Court entertained oral arguments regarding an extremely important case that will provide employers with rules they should follow for granting workers religious accommodations. The High Court considered whether to maintain or revise the standard established by Trans World Airlines v. Hardison, 432 …

April 25, 2023

The Long-term Effects of Slip and Fall Injuries

Slip and fall injuries are an everyday reality, with immediate effects such as broken bones, sprains, and head trauma a possible result of these accidents. Furthermore, their long-term ramifications may be equally devastating and require continued care and attention from professionals.   Here are some long-term effects of slip and …

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